Quarrying Sites

Promoting the treasures of Sicily

October 1, 2012
A recent trip organized by the the Italian-American Chamber of Commerce of Chicago introduced a group of fabricators, architects and designers to Consortium Lapis and the products of its member companies in the Trapani region of Sicily


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Quarrying Perlato marble for 125 years

October 1, 2012
Now a third-generation operation, Levante & Co. has been quarrying Perlato marble since the company’s beginning in 1887


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Continuing to produce a traditional material

October 1, 2012
While the use of Rosso Sicilia marble dates back millions of years, company’s such as Group Pellegrino Import-Export srl maintain its presence on the market by still extracting and processing it


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A culture of quality and craftsmanship

April 2, 2012
From its quarrying operations to the processing of finished stonework, the employees at Burlington Slate Ltd. share a common goal of generating superior finished products using methods and practices that emphasize sustainability and worker safety


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Italian quarrier maintains a storied legacy

February 1, 2012
Working a quarry in Chiampo, Italy, that dates back nearly three centuries, Marmi Faedo produces limestone for a range of architectural applicaitons


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California stone quarrier looks forward

February 1, 2012
Based in Central California, where it operates a quarry and fabricating facility for quartzitic schist, Sydney Peak Stone is striving to b ecome a model company in the area of environmental responsibility


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Mineração Guidoni makes an international impact

January 5, 2012
With two decades of experience in the industry, Mineração Guidoni has become a leading supplier of Brazilian materials, including slabs as well as cut-to-size projects


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Solid growth in the Adirondacks

January 5, 2012
Since it began quarrying operations in 1996, Adirondack Natural Stone of Whitehall, NY, has steadily advanced its business over the years


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Planeta Pedra shows consistent growth

January 5, 2012
With an eye on the American marketplace, Planeta Pedra is continually offering new materials to its customers, with quarries located across Brazil


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Gramazini marks two decades of stone production

January 5, 2012
Steady investments in technology and quarry research have allowed Gramazini to grow into a solid supplier to the international marketplace


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April 2014 stone world cover

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In this month's issue of Stone World, check out an extensive preview of Coverings 2014, which will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in April. Also learn more about various types of limestone that were used to build private residences.

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2014 Spring

This issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design includes our annual focus on Kitchen and Bath design

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How to Polish & Restore Marble Flooring

This video will show you step-by-step how to resurface and polish marble flooring from grinding and removing lippage and scratches to achieving a highly reflective polish.

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Italian Trade Commission Coverings exhibitor preview

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The Italian Trade Commission is presenting a large group of the most innovative and internationally renowned Italian suppliers of dimensional natural stones. We hope your busy schedule will allow you to join us for a “genuine” espresso in booth N. 4045 and explore the exciting Italian natural stone resources offered by our exhibitors. Check out Italian stone producers exhibiting at Coverings 2014 here!

  

Stone Industry Education

stone industry educationStone Industry Education is sponsored by Stone World Magazine and Marble Institute of America. The SIE events will help you: strengthen your skills, build your business, and  increase profit in your shop.  Check out stoneindustryeducation.com to register for upcoming fabricator and installer seminars.

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